Monthly Archives: June 2013

Broadway Melody of 1936 is Playing on TCM on June 30 (USA)

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Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sun, June 30, 2013 06:00 AM est.  Closed captioned. “Broadway Melody of 1936” is a confection of a movie, meant to sweeten the lives of Depression weary Americans. … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor (Aus) Pays Tribute to Robert Taylor (USA)

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“Longmire” Season 2: Robert Taylor salutes ‘big star’ whose name he bears. By Jay Bobbin, May 9, 2013 Robert Taylor knows what’s in a name. The Australian actor–who begins his second season playing a highly traditional American character when he … Continue reading

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A Star Is Born–Robert Taylor in “Buried Loot” 1934

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“Buried Loot” was the first in a series of quarterly MGM short subjects called Crime Does Not Pay. The series ran until 1947.  None of the actors were credited.  After “Buried Loot” the movie-going public began to ask who the … Continue reading

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“Remember?” (1939) Is Playing on TCM on September 20 (USA)

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“Remember?” (1939) is playing on Turner Classic Movies  on Fri, September 20, 2013 11:30 AM est. Closed captioned. Greer Garson was a rising star in 1939 and this film was her follow up to “Goodbye Mr. Chips.” She had proved … Continue reading

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Three Robert Taylor Films Are Playing on June 18th on TCM (USA)

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Many Rivers to Cross (1955) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Tue, June 18, 2013 07:45 AM est. Closed Captioned. This is simply a charming , funny movie . Robert Taylor is exceptionally good – as is the supporting … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Robert Taylor on the 44th Anniversary of his Death

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June 8, 2013 is the 44th anniversary of Robert Taylor’s death from lung cancer.  As a personal tribute to him, these are my 10 favorite Taylor photos.  They demonstrate some of the many facets of his life, both professional and … Continue reading

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House of the Seven Hawks (1959)

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This is a review of House of the Seven Hawks I wrote for the IMDB. House of the Seven Hawks was released in December 1959, when its star, Robert Taylor, was forty-eight years old. It is a mystery based on … Continue reading

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